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  ABC    ABC World News With Diane Sawyer    News/Business. Diane  
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    March 22, 2013
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led them on a high speed chase and a shootout in texas in a car that matches the description of a vehicle seen near clements' home. in this cell phone video, you can see and hear the chaotic aftermath. and look at these photos, showing just how close the gun fire came to striking an officer in the head. >> the only thing that we have that connects it to colorado is, obviously, the identity of mr. ebel being in colorado, the car with the license plates from colorado. >> reporter: authorities are investigating whether ebel joined the white supremacist prison gang 211 while incarcerated in colorado. police were overcome with emotion when asked about an officer wounded in the shootout. today, police announced the fbi's investigating whether ebel could be connected to the murder of a texas prosecutor, gunned down in january, roughly 100
miles away from the texas shootout. witnesses say assistant district attorney mark hasse was executed in broad daylight by two men dressed in black s.w.a.t. gear. white supremacists are suspected in that case, and police said tonight, given the proximity, they want to see if there could be any ties. and david, more breaking news. we just got court documents that say the shell casings from the texas shootout are the same brad and caliber as those found at the home of the colorado prison chief. >> pierre thomas, i know you'll be following this into the night. pierre, thank you. now to that brazen attempt on board a us airways flight. a man posing as a pilot, walking right into the cockpit and taking a seat. abc's david kerley tonight on the co-pilot who smartly began asking questions. >> reporter: it was a us airways jetliner in philly that this man was able to sneak into the cockpit with a ticket and dressed like a pilot. that landed 61-year-old french man phillipe jernnard into a jail cell tonight. authorities tell us jernnard was wearing an air france logo shirt and leather jacket. he asked for an upgrade at the gate. he was denied and said, "that's why i hate americans." he then boarded the plane, but instead of going to his seat, he entered the cockpit. he sat down in one of the
airplane's jumpseats. in that cockpit, the co-pilot started asking questions. jernnard says he flies 747s. then, the gate agent enters the cockpit, recognizing the passenger and tells the frenchman to leave. police are called and they discover that jernnard has a crude, fake air france i.d. >> well, it's concerning because we don't know what his designs were. >> reporter: aviation experts say the security system worked. the suspect wasn't in the cockpit when the plane was operating and never posed a danger. but another imposter was successful last fall. in the cockpit, this man, who was arrested in italy after making a flight dressed as a pilot. one report suggests he had hollywood as an inspiration. ♪ come fly with me. >> reporter: right out of the movie -- >> you're a little late, but the jump seat is open. >> reporter: "catch me if you can." >> frank taylor, pan am, thanks for giving me a lift, boys. >> reporter: but unlike the leonardo dicaprio con-man character, this character, phillipe jernnard, never got off the ground. authorities are telling us that jernnard flew from france and was headed to florida to play golf.
tonight, he's being held on a million dollars bail. among the charges, criminal trespass and impersonation. david? >> david kerley at reagan national tonight. david, thank you. i want to bring in our aviation expert, john nance, tonight. and john, when we heard this today, we couldn't believe it. instead of turning right down the aisle, he makes a left turn right into the cockpit. how does this happen? >> well, first of all, the cockpit door is very often open on the ground, before we start closing things up. so, that part is understandable. but what a -- i can't believe the guy thought he could get away with this. >> and, you know, this happened before the plane actually pushed back, so, what are the chances he could have pulled this off any longer here? >> the chances are pretty much absolute zero. and the reason is, the first thing we're going to do, any pilot is going to ask for the paperwork. there's got to be something from the company, there's got to be a good idea. he failed on both those counts. and even if those are good, you're still going to have an exchange as pilots and we're going to know within just a few seconds that this is not really a pilot. >> our aviation consultant, john nance, with us tonight. john, our thanks to you, as well. overseas this evening and to the president on that trip to
the middle east. and this evening, in jordan. and while there, facing tough questions over the major worry in that region, iran. and how far america will go to stop iran from gaining a nuclear weapon. israel has said it would take out iran's nuclear facilities if iran gets too close. iran now threatening to fight back. abc's jon karl traveling with the president, asking the president, is the u.s. ready if iran acts? >> reporter: are you prepared to deal with the retaliation, the fallout that would come after a military strike against iran's nuclear facilities? >> first of all, jon, the best resolution of this situation is through diplomacy. they should be fully integrated into the international community. that should be the vision. not threats to raze israeli cities to the ground. but yes, i will maintain every option that's available to prevent iran from getting a nuclear weapon, because i think the consequences for the region
and for the world would be extraordinarily dangerous. >> our chief white house correspondent jon karl there with the pointed question for the president. there is another powerful image from the region tonight. look at this. protesters in the west bank with this poster. evoking that famous hope campaign poster, instead, the president's face vandalized. a symbol of the frustration felt by the palestinians, even as he speaks out for an independent palestine while on his trip. so, why are they so angry? abc's alex marquardt tonight from jerusalem. >> reporter: president obama's last day here took him to bethlehem, the biblical birthplace of jesus. a highlight of this trip that has strengthened bonds with israelis but frustrated palestinians. they've vented their anger with protests, with those posters, fueled, in large part, by obama not condemning israel's settlements, the building of houses on land long held by palestinians. families like the gharibs. today, their house is an island, this is how over the past 30
years, a nearby israeli settlement has grown, swallowing up almost half their land. the rest cut off by a security fence. "it's like we're in a prison," says mahmoud gharib. "we have cameras, gates, fences and walls." so, why do you stay? "this is my homeland. this is my house," he says. "the israelis are stealing the land day and night." reaching parts of their land requires a special permit. they're just explaining that this whole hillside below the settlement is their land and it's full of olive trees and in order to get over there to pick the olives, they need permission from the israeli military to get through these gates and cross this road. the israelis see it differently. arguing that jews were here on this very land thousands of years ago. do you understand why this family is angry that much of their land was taken? >> no. >> reporter: you don't see it that way? >> no. >> reporter: the beauty of these lush green rolling hills is obvious. but a solution here, far from
it. alex marquardt, abc news, in the west bank. >> our thanks to alex tonight. and we turn now to an abc news exclusive here. new video from that american town that so loves its football, so rocked by that case of sexual assault. tonight, for the first time, we see the police interviews with some of the teenagers who watched it unfold. some of them recording it. and tonight, new questions for any parent with a kid who has a cell phone. can they be held accountable for what they capture on their phones and not acting on it? here's my "20/20" co-anchor elizabeth vargas tonight. >> reporter: these are the exclusive tapes no one has seen until now. >> i could tell that she was gradually getting more drunk. >> reporter: police interviews of the teenagers who witnessed that 16-year-old girl getting more and more intoxicated. >> she was a mess. she wasn't responding, she was passed out. >> reporter: and the new question tonight is why did this boy and others stand by and watch her being sexually assaulted, instead of calling
for help? spreading it through town and turning it into a social media event. >> how many pictures did you take while you were at the house? >> there were two. >> reporter: there were more, tweets, even a youtube video made by a teen who wasn't even there. >> she is so raped right now. >> reporter: and this graphic photograph of the boys who would later assault her, carrying her seemingly unconscious body. investigators now want to know how could so many honor students, athletes, all-american kids, stand by and let this happen without anyone calling for help? not when she's throwing up in the street, not when she's passed out on the couch. >> exactly. a lot of teens are drinking alcohol. they have just, you know, entered that phase where decision-making is completely gone out the window. >> reporter: days before that guilty verdict, one of the football players at the center of the case told us exclusively of the teen's mindset that night.
>> if i would have thought that somebody was being raped or anything like that, i would have stopped it. >> reporter: because that's been a lot of the criticism of the other boys in the case. everybody was sort of laughing at her, but nobody was helpinger. >> i really just think that everybody was just -- had a few drinks in them and wasn't really thinking. >> and my "20/20" partner elizabeth vargas here with us on the desk tonight. he does not believe what transpired that night was a crime. >> reporter: no, he didn't. and neither did any of the other children that night, the teenagers that night. that's why so many of them got out their cell phones, not because they thought they were chronicling a crime, but because they were remembering a moment. >> you mentioned the cell phones. there are going to be a lot of parents out there that say, my kid's got a cell phone. can they be held accountable for what they rolled on? >> reporter: that is potentially possible. in ohio, it is a felony to fail to report a crime. the catch is, you have to know that it was a crime that you were witnessing. and that's where the big holdup might come, but there is a grand jury being paneled in april and they'll look into it. >> that's the big new question tonight. elizabeth, you've been on this
from the start. and we should let everyone know that you can see more right here on "20/20." we'll see you at 10:00 eastern tonight. in the meantime this evening, to that big medical headline about something that's on millions of dinner tables right now. that salt shaker. a new study out of harvard linking 1 in 10 deaths in this country to excessive salt. so, how much is too much, as american families sit down to dinner tonight? or perhaps head out to dinner this weekend? we wanted the bottom line, so, let's bring in abc's chief medical editor dr. richard besser. and rich, something that you said to me in the news room really struck me today. not so much the salt shaker but what we buy at the grocery store, what we order when we're out at the restaurants. >> reporter: that's right. on average, americans eat out five times a week. and restaurants are incredibly good at hiding salt. take a look at this. this is the lasagna at the olive garden. almost two days worth of salt in it. and this. this is the riblets from applebee's. almost four days worth of salt. before you go out to the chains, check their menu online and look for the low sodium options. >> wow. it's really about portions and what you order when you're out to eat.
so, how much salt are we really eating? >> reporter: all right. so, this is the amount of salt that's recommended for an american to have in an entire year. let me show you what the average american does take in. >> oh, that's frightening. >> reporter: more than twice the amount of what's recommended. extremely dangerous. >> and a couple of options that work just as well? >> reporter: yeah, you know, instead of reaching for the salt shaker, why don't you try a little lemon juice, some pepper, some herbs, that will give you the benefit of flavor without the salt. >> easier said than done for people that love their salt. but this is eye-opening, this study, rich. all right, thank you. dr. besser with us here tonight. there is still much more ahead on "world news" this friday evening. that huge lottery jackpot this weekend, and tonight, a question for all of you at home. do you have a better chance of winning your ncaa bracket or the giant powerball? the surprising answer, right after the break. and then later here tonight, that famous beatles song. what we never knew about the song until tonight, as we twist along here on a friday evening. ♪
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before, but their cap taptain y have. caroline kennedy remembering something from her childhood and trying to share it with other young people. as she reveals here tonight, it was a gift that made a huge difference for her and her brother john. the indelible images of caroline kennedy's childhood. the little girl in the white house, hiding under her father's desk. sitting beside her mother in bed. and if you look closely, there is often something else. books. many of them filled with poetry. her mother, jacquelyn kennedy, would recite poetry as a little girl in school assembly, and years later, she would teach her own daughter to do the same. >> oh, i -- it was always. >> reporter: always? >> yeah, my mother taught me a short poem when i was about 3 and i do remember reciting it for my father. >> reporter: what would your dad say to you after you -- >> everyone would clap, of course. >> reporter: and for her mother, every mother's day, she and her brother would find a poem, copy it down and give it to her. >> even though we complained about it, i think we both enjoyed it. >> reporter: and it wasn't until years later, not long ago, in
fact, she discovered a poem in that scrapbook, selected by her brother. a young john, and it had a twist. >> i came across a poem that i completely forgotten about. >> reporter: is this the one about willy? >> yeah, yeah. >> reporter: how did it go? >> it goes, it's called careless willy, and it goes, careless willy was the first, nailed his sister to the door. mother said with humor quaint, careful willy, don't spoil the paint. i saw it, i couldn't believe it, i was so -- i could just picture us at that age. it really made me laugh. >> reporter: what do you think you had done to him? >> what -- he did things to me. i didn't do anything to him. >> reporter: that laughter, those memories, kept alive by the poems. and she's looking to do the same now for other young people in her new book, "poems to learn by heart." >> hi, how are you? >> reporter: quietly, she's been volunteering at new york's public schools for a decade now. in fact, her students helped her select the poems.
one of them we asked caroline and her students to recite it. >> bring me all your heart melodies. >> that i may wrap them in a blue cloud cloth. >> away from the too rough fingers from the world. is that right? yes. >> reporter: a poetry slam with caroline kennedy. never thought i'd see the day. and her students, who never imagined caring about poetry, now grateful for the unexpected gift. >> it's really changed, like, who i am as a person. >> reporter: you wouldn't have been standing in front of this camera. >> not at all. >> reporter: so, when you hear that -- >> yeah? >> reporter: that it's given them a voice? >> yeah. >> reporter: what do you think? >> i hope that other people their age will look at them and see how words and ideas have the power to change your life. >> reporter: and so we choose caroline kennedy and the brave young poets. i'll see you later tonight for "20/20." and for diane sawyer and all of us here at "world news," have a good evening. good night. when i was told that i couldn't build my product in the united states, i knew that they were wrong.
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>> and that breaking news is taking place right now in san jose this, is a live picture from sky 7 police officers going yard to yard searching for a man who stabbed a woman to death. >> the stabbing took place around 2:30 aafternoon not far from san jose international airport. david louie joins us live with the latest. >> the search underway three skmours continuing. they look for a suspect wanted for that stabbing death of a woman. police believe that he disappeared in this neighborhood north of heading street. they're searching for what is described as a philippino man. the stabbing occurred at 940 north 1st street. it's not clear whether the victim and suspect knew one other.
there are many witnesses from the advice nitty. skm next to the parking lot there is a sandwich shop where an employee saw the woman on the ground. >> i asked to come and he said oh... he said close the door, close the door. you know? one guy killed someone on the side. and i scared. and i see only the shirt of the guy. >> burnett middle school is around the corner on heading. police say the school was not officially locked down, they were advised to leave opposite from where the search is underway. >> moving first to fourth streets they brought in
special officers and a chp officer to check out roof tops and keep an eye in case the suspect makes a break for it. police are concerned he may have other weapons in his possession. the search is delicate and officers could be facing a high risk confrontation. let's go back to live to sky 7 and we believe the police says the search is maybe starting to wind down. they've gone from heading street north to younger street. a big area. lots of houses and places to hide. we believe that the sweep is now getting close to an end this, is the 10th homicide of the year in san jose. we're live in san jose, abc 7 news. new individual grow of